Women in the Middle Ages (HIST. 3900-201)

Reading: Townswomen

Caroline M Barron, “The Golden Age” of Women in Medieval London, “Medieval Women in Southern England” (Reading Medieval Studies, 15, 1989)

Judith Bennett, Ale, Beer, and Brewsters in England: Women’s Work in a Changing World (1996) (UML)

Merry E. Wiesner, Working Women in Renaissance Germany (1986) (UML)

Daryl Hafter, Women at Work in Pre-Industrial France (Google Books)

Martha Howell, ‘Citizenship and Gender: Women’s Political Status in Northern Medieval Cities’ in Kowalski and Erler eds., Women and Power in the Middle Ages (UML)